Tag: Stephen King

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

[Spoiler Note: I have done my best to review the book without revealing spoilers. I think I’ve succeeded, but if you want to go into the story completely blind, you may want to skip this blog entry.] Stephen King has been my favorite author since I read Misery close to three decades ago. While he’s … Continue reading Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Sixteen: Review of FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King

Stephen King has been my favorite author for close to 30 years now. My love affair with his writing began at the young age of 12, when my mother handed me her paperback copy of MISERY and turned me loose. It was the first adult novel I had ever read, and it floored me. Axes … Continue reading Number Sixteen: Review of FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King

Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

(Continued from "Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One") In the 2000's, e-books were trying to gain a foothold in the market. I tried a couple of them -- most notably Stephen King's e-serial entitled The Plant -- but the experience left a lot to be desired. The titles I read … Continue reading Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One

I love books. A lot. As far back as I can remember, I've always had a book in my hand. Early on I was crazy for the Hardy Boys series. I'd go to our local library, enter, hook a left toward the children's area, and walk straight to the last aisle on the left. And … Continue reading Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One